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High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:25 AM MST on February 21, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 22, 2017


... High Wind Warning in effect from 5 am early this morning to
11 PM MST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 5 am early this morning to 11 PM
MST this evening.

* Timing... high winds are expected to develop this morning, and
continue through the evening hours.

* Winds... west to southwest 20 to 40 mph with some gusts to 65
mph. Gusts to 75 mph could occur on the eastern slopes of the
Bighorn Mountains.

* Impacts... strong cross winds will produce an extreme blow over
hazard for light weight and high profile vehicles. This includes
interstates 25 and 90.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM MST on February 21, 2017

Expires 6:42 PM EST on February 21, 2017



... Snowfall reports for Monday and Monday night...


Note: snotels (snow telemetry) are remote sensing sites in High
Mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from snotels are estimated
based on snow water equivalent.

Location snowfall


Fremont County...
Brooks Lake... 11 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 8 inches.
South Pass snotel... 5 inches.
Burroughs creek snotel... 4 inches.
Hobbs Park snotel... 4 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 3 inches.
Little warm snotel... 2 inches.
Townsend creek snotel... 2 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 1 inch.

Lincoln County...
Indian Creek snotel... 6 inches.
Blind bull Summit... 6 inches.
Blind bull Summit snotel... 6 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 5 inches.
Commissary Ridge... 5 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 3 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 3 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 1 inch.
Hams Fork snotel... 1 inch.

Park County...
Younts Peak snotel... 5 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 4 inches.
Blackwater snotel... 3 inches.
Beartooth Lake snotel... 3 inches.
Evening Star snotel... 3 inches.

Sublette County...
Loomis Park snotel... 6 inches.
Larsen creek snotel... 5 inches.
Kendall Ranger station snotel... 5 inches.
Big Sandy Opening snotel... 5 inches.
Triple Peak snotel... 4 inches.
Gunsite pass snotel... 4 inches.
Snider Basin snotel... 4 inches.
Elkhart Park g.S. Snotel... 3 inches.
New Fork Lake snotel... 2 inches.
East Rim Divide snotel... 2 inches.

Teton County...
Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain... 11 inches.
Granite creek snotel... 9 inches.
Jackson Hole - Raymer... 9 inches.
Grand targhee - chief Joseph... 7 inches.
Togwotee Pass snotel... 6 inches.
Snow King... 5 inches.
Grand targhee snotel... 4 inches.
Gros ventre Summit snotel... 4 inches.
Base Camp snotel... 3 inches.
Jackson Hole - base... 3 inches.
Togwotee Mountain Lodge... 3 inches.
Phillips bench snotel... 3 inches.
Snake River stn snotel... 3 inches.
Grassy Lake snotel... 3 inches.

Yellowstone National Park...
thumb Divide snotel... 6 inches.
Lewis Lake Divide snotel... 6 inches.
Sylvan Lake snotel... 4 inches.
Canyon snotel... 3 inches.
Parker Peak snotel... 3 inches.
Sylvan Road snotel... 2 inches.



0600 am MST Tue Feb 21 2017


... Snowfall reports for Monday and Monday night...


Note: snotels (snow telemetry) are remote sensing sites in High
Mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from snotels are estimated
based on snow water equivalent.

Location snowfall


Fremont County...
Brooks Lake... 11 inches.
Deer Park snotel... 8 inches.
South Pass snotel... 5 inches.
Burroughs creek snotel... 4 inches.
Hobbs Park snotel... 4 inches.
St. Lawrence alt snotel... 3 inches.
Little warm snotel... 2 inches.
Townsend creek snotel... 2 inches.
Cold Springs snotel... 1 inch.

Lincoln County...
Indian Creek snotel... 6 inches.
Blind bull Summit... 6 inches.
Blind bull Summit snotel... 6 inches.
Spring Creek Divide snotel... 5 inches.
Commissary Ridge... 5 inches.
Salt River Summit snotel... 3 inches.
Willow Creek snotel... 3 inches.
Kelley Ranger station snotel... 3 inches.
Cottonwood Creek snotel... 1 inch.
Hams Fork snotel... 1 inch.

Park County...
Younts Peak snotel... 5 inches.
Kirwin snotel... 4 inches.
Blackwater snotel... 3 inches.
Beartooth Lake snotel... 3 inches.
Evening Star snotel... 3 inches.

Sublette County...
Loomis Park snotel... 6 inches.
Larsen creek snotel... 5 inches.
Kendall Ranger station snotel... 5 inches.
Big Sandy Opening snotel... 5 inches.
Triple Peak snotel... 4 inches.
Gunsite pass snotel... 4 inches.
Snider Basin snotel... 4 inches.
Elkhart Park g.S. Snotel... 3 inches.
New Fork Lake snotel... 2 inches.
East Rim Divide snotel... 2 inches.

Teton County...
Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain... 11 inches.
Granite creek snotel... 9 inches.
Jackson Hole - Raymer... 9 inches.
Grand targhee - chief Joseph... 7 inches.
Togwotee Pass snotel... 6 inches.
Snow King... 5 inches.
Grand targhee snotel... 4 inches.
Gros ventre Summit snotel... 4 inches.
Base Camp snotel... 3 inches.
Jackson Hole - base... 3 inches.
Togwotee Mountain Lodge... 3 inches.
Phillips bench snotel... 3 inches.
Snake River stn snotel... 3 inches.
Grassy Lake snotel... 3 inches.

Yellowstone National Park...
thumb Divide snotel... 6 inches.
Lewis Lake Divide snotel... 6 inches.
Sylvan Lake snotel... 4 inches.
Canyon snotel... 3 inches.
Parker Peak snotel... 3 inches.
Sylvan Road snotel... 2 inches.


558 am MST Tue Feb 21 2017

... Wind reports Monday and Monday night...


Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)


... Fremont County...
Red Canyon 73 mph 0530 PM 02/20 6768
7 NW Lander 65 mph 0235 PM 02/20 5797
7 SW Muddy Gap 64 mph 0250 am 02/21 7380
Lander Airport 52 mph 1242 am 02/21 5586
Beaver Rim 50 mph 0516 PM 02/20 6784
3 NNW Hudson 46 mph 0346 PM 02/20 5555
2 W South Pass City 45 mph 0906 am 02/20 8185

... Hot Springs County...
Boysen Peak 62 mph 0335 am 02/21 7300
10 S Meeteetse 57 mph 1242 PM 02/20 7127
Thermopolis 45 mph 0450 PM 02/20 4426

... Johnson County...
18 NW Buffalo 60 mph 0147 PM 02/20 8604
Buffalo Airport 59 mph 0920 PM 02/20 4970
7 SW Barnum 55 mph 0346 am 02/21 6440
12 N Kaycee 53 mph 0416 am 02/21 5287
25 ESE Buffalo 49 mph 0900 PM 02/20 4657

... Lincoln County...
Mt coffin 100 mph 0200 am 02/21 10870

... Natrona County...
Casper outer drive 66 mph 0131 am 02/21 5463
16 S Hiland 65 mph 0210 PM 02/20 6380
Casper Airport 60 mph 0150 am 02/21 5320
2 se Hiland 50 mph 0415 am 02/21 6134
20 N Casper 50 mph 0240 PM 02/20 5677
3 WSW Mills 48 mph 0108 am 02/21 5197
Natrona 48 mph 0345 am 02/21 5589

... Park County...
Hoyt Peak 66 mph 0530 PM 02/20 9800
5 WNW Clark 53 mph 0128 am 02/21 4659
10 WNW Cody 50 mph 0340 am 02/20 8401

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 76 mph 0300 am 02/21 10318
5 ENE Alta - freds mtn 71 mph 0230 am 02/21 9840
1 W Grant Village 61 mph 0300 am 02/21 7874

... Washakie County...
15 SSW big trails 59 mph 0340 am 02/21 6554

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Riverton WY
Iris system

558 am MST Tue Feb 21 2017

... Wind reports Monday and Monday night...


Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)


... Fremont County...
Red Canyon 73 mph 0530 PM 02/20 6768
7 NW Lander 65 mph 0235 PM 02/20 5797
7 SW Muddy Gap 64 mph 0250 am 02/21 7380
Lander Airport 52 mph 1242 am 02/21 5586
Beaver Rim 50 mph 0516 PM 02/20 6784
3 NNW Hudson 46 mph 0346 PM 02/20 5555
2 W South Pass City 45 mph 0906 am 02/20 8185

... Hot Springs County...
Boysen Peak 62 mph 0335 am 02/21 7300
10 S Meeteetse 57 mph 1242 PM 02/20 7127
Thermopolis 45 mph 0450 PM 02/20 4426

... Johnson County...
18 NW Buffalo 60 mph 0147 PM 02/20 8604
Buffalo Airport 59 mph 0920 PM 02/20 4970
7 SW Barnum 55 mph 0346 am 02/21 6440
12 N Kaycee 53 mph 0416 am 02/21 5287
25 ESE Buffalo 49 mph 0900 PM 02/20 4657

... Lincoln County...
Mt coffin 100 mph 0200 am 02/21 10870

... Natrona County...
Casper outer drive 66 mph 0131 am 02/21 5463
16 S Hiland 65 mph 0210 PM 02/20 6380
Casper Airport 60 mph 0150 am 02/21 5320
2 se Hiland 50 mph 0415 am 02/21 6134
20 N Casper 50 mph 0240 PM 02/20 5677
3 WSW Mills 48 mph 0108 am 02/21 5197
Natrona 48 mph 0345 am 02/21 5589

... Park County...
Hoyt Peak 66 mph 0530 PM 02/20 9800
5 WNW Clark 53 mph 0128 am 02/21 4659
10 WNW Cody 50 mph 0340 am 02/20 8401

... Teton County...
Summit - Jackson resort 76 mph 0300 am 02/21 10318
5 ENE Alta - freds mtn 71 mph 0230 am 02/21 9840
1 W Grant Village 61 mph 0300 am 02/21 7874

... Washakie County...
15 SSW big trails 59 mph 0340 am 02/21 6554

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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